Category: Tech & Science

The RetroBeat: Demon’s Crest is the best SNES game on Switch that you haven’t played

Super Nintendo games are on the Switch, hooray! The timing is a bit bad for me, since I have so many new games to play with the holiday season fast approaching (and I’m still putting a lot in the time-sink that is World of Warcraft Classic). But I’m still sneaking in some time before bed […]

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Apple’s Reality Composer Augmented Reality App Available for iPhone and iPad

Apple has released Reality Composer AR utility app for the iPhone and iPad. The app was announced at the WWDC in June this year and is now available for iOS 13 users. Reality Composer AR app can be downloaded for free from the App Store(Apple Developer sign-in required). Reality Composer is aimed at helping anyone […]

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Bing Maps team contributes Uganda and Tanzania building datasets to OpenStreetMap

Some of the world’s most disaster-prone areas are poorly mapped, exacerbating the challenge for rescuers tasked with finding displaced persons. OpenStreetMap, a collaborative project to create a platform-agnostic editable world atlas, has a volunteer team targeting the gaps (the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team) that’s identified 11 million square kilometers in Africa alone to date. But millions […]

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Apple seeks patent on retinal hologram projectors for AR glasses

If Apple-developed AR glasses didn’t already strike you as unlikely to appear this year, a possible implementing technology — miniature projectors that beam holograms directly into your eyes — may be enough to convince you that the company’s research is at least a little ahead of its time. A just-published patent application establishes that Apple is […]

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